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First Week

Posted on September 24th, 2011 by Caitlin Collom

My first week here has been very positive!  I am really enjoying exploring the city of Aberdeen.  The people have all been very friendly and helpful.  It’s quite a different experience going to a pub/bar/club here than it is back home.  You are just one big family with everyone.  Or at least that was my [...]

I’m here!

Posted on September 20th, 2011 by Caitlin Collom

Hey everyone! I arrived to Aberdeen on the 17th.  I have been so busy since I got here I only now realized I never updated my blog with my arrival. After arriving at the airport I was able to shuttle to the University with other students.  I picked up my key and a student volunteer helped [...]

At the Airport!

Posted on September 16th, 2011 by Caitlin Collom

Rise and Shine!  I’ve currently been at the airport waiting for my flight for about an hour now.  Getting through Security was a bit interesting today because they wanted me to go through the body scanner.  Which I kindly opted out of.  So there I was waiting for my pat down while they searched through [...]

Almost There..

Posted on September 12th, 2011 by Caitlin Collom

Only a few more days until I leave for Aberdeen.  I still have all of my packing to do.  It’s pretty overwhelming trying to pack for a year, but I am trying to take it one step at a time.  Yesterday was September 11th and I spent the day remembering with my mom and grandma.  [...]

Two Weeks!

Posted on September 3rd, 2011 by Caitlin Collom

Down to the two week countdown!  I have been busy everyday that it’s been hard to even think that I won’t be here in two weeks.  I thought quitting my job a month early would give me plenty of time, but I haven’t even started packing yet.  Within the last month I had a going [...]